Tag Archives: Icelandic Knitting using rose-patterns


A French blog just started a knitalong with one of, if not the most challenging [...]

Tour des blogs 2

Et le tour des blogs continue avec une seconde étape chez Mélusine tricote. Pour participer [...]

Le tour des blogs

Ce n´est pas le tour de France, mais presque ! Mon livre de tricot fait [...]

Wools of Europe

Laines d´Europe Today is the opening of the exhibition Wools of Europe at Bergerie Nationale [...]

On my needles … Sur mes aiguilles

I know it often doesn´t look like that, but when I´m away (manage to escape [...]

Tea time

L´heure du thé It´s tea time and I have a tea cozy pattern published in [...]

Vaudou knitting / Tricot vaudou

I don´t know about you, but I don´t seem to be able to knit anything [...]


Good news today. I got a grant from the Icelandic Litterature Fund for the translation [...]

Free knitting, free spirit !

My husband is in Iceland at the moment, at the Telemark Skying Festival in Akureyri. [...]

Off to Iceland

En route pour l´Islande I´m going to Reykjavík after a few hours. I´ll be there [...]

Bazaar and Winter brooches

This week-end, I will be at the International Bazaar in Luxembourg, Exhibition and Congress Center, [...]

Rieux-Minervois en images

Finally pictures from the exhibition…the opening with dried fish, smoked lamb and trout smoked with [...]

Best knitting books

Meilleurs livres de tricot Best new knitting books What knitter can resist a gorgeous knitting [...]

Skóleppar Scissors Keeper

The other day, I had a wonderful surprise when receiving a package from the post: [...]


Cleaning my computer, I found pictures of the baby blanket from my book, that I [...]

Elles sont là !

Qui elles ? Mais les traductions françaises de mon livre, le fameux Tricot jacquard islandais [...]

Free pattern: Mary Hawkins´s Scissor Keeper Sampler

Modèle gratuit: la pochette pour ciseaux de Mary Hawkins My prior aim when writing my [...]

Tutorial: Icelandic intarsia knitting

Icelandic intarsia is an old knitting tradition in Iceland, mostly used in knitted shoe-inserts. It [...]

Enfin en français !

Finally in French ! Je suis encore en train de mettre les modèles au téléchargement [...]

My book, pattern # 4

Mon livre, modèle # 4 The sweater is inspired by old Icelandic shoe-inserts decorated with [...]

My book, pattern # 18

Mon livre, modèle # 18 For her fourth birthday, my oldest daughter, Sylvía, wanted a [...]

My book, pattern # 2

Mon livre de tricot, modèle # 2 Directly taken from pattern # 1 of my [...]

A glimpse, un aperçu

A glimpse of my new Narrow scarves with Icelandic roses. Soon for sale in the shop [...]

My book, pattern # 1

Modèle # 1 de mon livre First pattern from my knitting book was also the [...]


Droit d´auteurEveryday now, I´m sending some free scarf patterns (only one in French : don´t [...]


Bourse I´m very hapy to have received a grant from the Icelandic Litterature Fund in [...]


My knitting book, Icelandic Knitting using rose patterns, will have a special place at the [...]

I Knit Day tomorrow

That’s it, the I Knit Day London event is tomorrow at the Lawrence Hall, Royal [...]

Pre-order my book

It ´s so nice to see things happening. You can for example pre-order my book [...]

I Knit… do you?

Craig and Gerard, the owners of the terrific I Knit London yarn shop (the only [...]